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Institute launches the MIT Intelligence Quest

January 31, 2018

Institute launches the MIT Intelligence Quest

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Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office

MIT today announced the launch of the MIT Intelligence Quest, an initiative to discover the foundations of human intelligence and drive the development of technological tools that can positively influence virtually every aspect of society.

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Study: Distinct brain rhythms and regions help us reason about categories

January 25, 2018

Study: Distinct brain rhythms and regions help us reason about categories

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

We categorize pretty much everything we see, and remarkably, we often achieve that feat whether the items look patently similar — such as Fuji and McIntosh apples — or they share a more abstract similarity — such as a screwdriver and a drill.

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